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Series Summary

Final 1-1
Fri 4/27 5 @ 1
Sat 4/28 2 @ 12
Amazin Avenue Apr 28, 2018
Jason Vargas recalled, Jacob Rhame optioned to Triple-A

Jason Vargas recalled, Jacob Rhame optioned to Triple-A

The left-hander is set to start tonight against the Padres This afternoon, the Mets recalled Jason Vargas from his rehab assignment, in order for him to start tonight at Petco Park against the Padres. To make room on the 40 man roster, Jacob Rhame was optioned to Triple-A Las Vegas. Vargas was signed to a two-year, $14 million contract with the Mets in the off-season, with a team option for 2020. In 2017, Vargas had a good year, winning 18 games for the Kansas City Royals. He is expected to bring some stability to the Mets’ rotation which, aside from Noah Syndergaard and Jacob deGrom,...
SNY TV Apr 28, 2018

Bruce takes reps at first base: Less playing time for Gonzalez?

Before the Mets' 5-1 win against the Padres on Friday, Jay Bruce was taking reps at first base.
Amazin Avenue Apr 28, 2018
deGrom earns his third win, Cabrera belts a three-run homer

deGrom earns his third win, Cabrera belts a three-run homer

This time the Mets held onto the lead and cruised to a relatively easy win. For the first time in what feels like a very long time, the Mets won by a relatively large margin, defeating the Padres 5-1 in the series opener in San Diego. Jacob deGrom was not quite as dominant as he has been in his previous two starts, but he was still great, holding the Padres scoreless for 7 1⁄3 innings. The Mets struck early in this game, scoring a run in the first inning from a double by Asdrubal Cabrera and a single by Todd Frazier, which put them up 1-0. Unfortunately, that’s pretty...
Friars on Base Apr 28, 2018

San Diego Padres: Decision to Pull Richard Likely Cost Pads the Game

The San Diego Padres can’t let one tough loss derail their focus. As hard as last night’s pill likely was to swallow for the team and fans alike, there are still positives to take from it. The San Diego Padres were locked in a tight one with the New York Mets in going into the […] San Diego Padres: Decision to Pull Richard Likely Cost Pads the Game - Friars on Base - Friars on Base - A San Diego Padres Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Amazin Avenue Apr 28, 2018
Mets recall Jacob Rhame, option Corey Oswalt to Triple-A, claim Buddy Baumann off waivers

Mets recall Jacob Rhame, option Corey Oswalt to Triple-A, claim Buddy Baumann off waivers

The Mets also moved David Wright to the 60-day disabled list to make room for Buddy Baumann The New York Mets announced a slew of moves on Friday before the team began their three-game series in San Diego. The Mets recalled reliever Jacob Rhame from the minors and optioned reliever Corey Oswalt to Triple-A Las Vegas. The Mets also claimed left-handed relief pitcher Buddy Baumann off waivers from the San Diego Padres. To make room for Baumann on the 40-man roster, the Mets moved captain David Wright to the 60-day disabled list. This is Rhame’s second stint with the major league club after...
Amazin Avenue Apr 28, 2018
Mets Morning News for April 28, 2018

Mets Morning News for April 28, 2018

Your Saturday morning dose of New York Mets and MLB news, notes, and links. Meet the Mets Jacob deGrom pitched another gem, and the Mets picked up a win to open their West Coast trip. The lone low point for the team continued to be the bullpen. This time it was Matt Harvey giving up a late-inning run. It wasn’t enough for the Padres though and the Mets won 5-1 in San Diego. Choose your recap: Amazin’ Avenue short and long, NY Times, Post, Daily News, Newsday, Bergen County Record, MLB.com The Mets claimed lefty reliever Buddy Baumann off waivers and will send him to Las Vegas to start...
NorthJersey.com Apr 28, 2018
Matt Harvey trying to learn routine as a reliever, allows homer to Padres

Matt Harvey trying to learn routine as a reliever, allows homer to Padres

Matt Harvey ended his media silence Friday. Hes adapting to his new role as a reliever. He allowed a homer in Saturdays 5-1 win over San Diego.        
New York Post Apr 28, 2018
Cabrera’s blast, deGrom’s gem propel Mets past Padres

Cabrera’s blast, deGrom’s gem propel Mets past Padres

SAN DIEGO — Another strong pitching performance by an ace kept the Mets ahead into the seventh inning Friday night, but that guaranteed nothing. Enter the As-man. Asdrubal Cabrera had spent his previous three at-bats swinging right-handed against lefty Clayton Richard, but reliever Craig Stammen’s entrance in the seventh flipped him to lefty. Cabrera smashed...
SNY TV Apr 28, 2018

deGrom masterful as Mets take series opener from Padres

Behind a brilliant pitching performance by Jacob deGrom and a big home run by Asdrubal Cabrera, the Mets took the series opener from the Padres, 5-1, on Friday night in San Diego.
Amazin Avenue Apr 28, 2018
Final Score: Mets 5, Padres 1—Another deGem

Final Score: Mets 5, Padres 1—Another deGem

deGrom was spectacular again and this time the Mets didn’t blow it! Jacob deGrom twirled another gem for the Mets tonight, as they take the series opener from the Padres. deGrom threw 7 1⁄3 scoreless innings, striking out eight and shrinking his ERA to 2.06 on the year. Mickey Callaway pushed deGrom over 100 pitches to give the Mets some length and give the bullpen a break. Asdrubal Cabrera and—believe it or not—Jose Lobaton provided the offensive power tonight, each with two hits. Cabrera’s three-run blast off of Craig Stammen in the sixth was the decisive blow in the game. Juan...
NorthJersey.com Apr 28, 2018
Asdrubal Cabrera continues hot start with three-run homer in 5-1 win over Padres

Asdrubal Cabrera continues hot start with three-run homer in 5-1 win over Padres

Asdrubal Cabrera hit a three-run homer and Jacob deGrom fired 7.1 scoreless innings in a 5-1 win over the Padres.        

Mets' deGrom handcuffs Padres

Two key contributors returned to the fold. The Padres shook up their lineup. Jacob deGrom didn’t care one bit. The Mets’ ace took his turn quieting an anemic offense, piling up eight strikeouts over seven-plus shutout innings in a 5-1 loss that saddled the Padres with their eighth defeat in their...

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